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Posted on: February 28, 2018

MPD Public Meetings, Events and Presentations

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Town Hall Meetings

Zone 1: Major Jake King will host a zone #1 Town Hall meeting at 6:30 PM on April 16th.  The meeting will be held in the YELLS Club facility on Franklin Gateway.  City Council members as well as representatives from oth...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

A Safety Message from MPD Chief Dan Flynn

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A Thief by Any Other Name

It is funny how we get used to catchy phrases that tend to minimize serious issues. Across Metro-Atlanta in 2018, it became common to hear three such phrases that address crimes that are very troublesome to residents; Porch Pirate...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

S.M.I.L.E. Marietta!

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DATE: January 7, 2019

Marietta Police Department Announces their new SMILE program

Systems in Marietta Intersecting with Law Enforcement                 Sharp (12%) reduction i...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Crime Statistics and 2019, A Letter from Chief Flynn

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With
the final 2018 crime statistics in, we now know that in 2018 Marietta enjoyed aresounding 12% average reduction in overall crime over the previous year, and
an aggregate reduction of 35% over the past four years. The Marietta PoliceDepartment a...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

LOCK TAKE HIDE

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Were you aware that 1.2 BILLION (Billion with a B) dollars worth of personal property is taken from vehicles each year across the United States alone?

1.85 MILLION auto thefts and vehicle break-ins occur each year across the United States...

The LOCK TAKE H...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

HANDS FREE GEORGIA - NEW DRIVING LAW

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Did you know the HANDS FREE GEORGIA ACT was signed into law May 2nd, 2018?  The law will begin being enforced July 1, 2018.

PLEASE take this time to familiarize yourself with the law and begin modifying your habits to be in compliance before July ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Marietta School Safety

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An important message from Chief Dan Flynn regarding School Safety:

The recent upsurge in threats and violence against groups of students, and most specifically against students in a Parkland Florida high school, has been deeply distressing to all of us in ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Early Detection of Opioid Addiction

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Opioid addiction often begins in an innocent way with someone being legitimately treated for pain resulting from an illness or injury but when their prescription ends their body still desires opioids, pushing them to seek opioids by any means possible.

If ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

What you need to know about POWER OF ATTORNEY

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What You Need To Know About Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney (POA) is a document that allows the appointment of a person or an organization, usually called an “agent” to manage your affairs if you become unable to do so.

Ma...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

What should YOU do if you found yourself in an active shooting incident?

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Can law enforcement and other first-responders completely protect us from immediate harm all the time?   What does the term first responder imply?  It implies something has already occurred and they are responding to it. What do you do i...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Elder Abuse Information - UPDATED

Elder Abuse

As children we look to our PARENTS and ELDERS for advice and care.  As our parents age, it becomes OUR responsibility to make sure they are taken care of.

Do YOU know what warning signs of Elder Abuse look like?? 

The Marietta Police Depar...

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